Backyard Wildlife Feeders Stanwood WA

Local resource for backyard wildlife feeders in Stanwood, WA. Includes detailed information on local gardening supply stores that give access to bird feeders, suet feeders, fly-through bird feeders, squirrel feeders, and deer feeders, as well as advice and content on squirrel houses, bat houses, and butterfly houses.

Haggen
(360) 629-4400
26603 72nd Ave Nw
Stanwood, WA
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Vegetables

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Bayview Farm & Garden, Inc.
(360) 321-6789
2780 Marshview Avenue
Langley, WA
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Annuals, Aquatics, Bulbs, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Fertilizers, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Supplies, Greenhouse Supplies & Equipment, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Mulch, Native Plant Nurseries, Natural Pesticide, Organic Fertilizers, Organic Gardening, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Statues / Sculptures, Trees, Vines

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Water and Land Restorations
(206) 841-8737
703 Cathedral Dr.
Coupeville, WA

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Haggen
(360) 530-7751
3711 88th St Ne
Marysville, WA
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Vegetables

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Christianson's Nursery LTD
(800) 585-8200
15806 Best Road
Mount Vernon, WA
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Aluminum Furniture, Annuals, Arrangement Accessories, Bath & Personal Care Products, Benches / Chairs / Tables, Bulbs, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Clothing, Collectables & Figurines, Conifers / Evergreens, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Crop Protection, Display Structures, Educational Books & Tapes, Equipment - New, Ferns, Furniture / Structures, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Tools, Gardening Supplies, Gifts & A…

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The Plant Farm at Smokey Point
(360) 652-3351
16622 Twin Lakes Avenue
Marysville, WA
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Annuals, Aquatics, Arbors / Arches, Arrangement Accessories, Benches / Chairs / Tables, Beneficial Insects, Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Bridges, Bulbs, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Concrete Furniture, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Plants, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Crop Protection, Decorative Planters & Urns, Display Structures, Fertilizers, Flower Boxes / Window Boxes, Flower Seed, Furniture / Structures, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, …

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Bugabay Company
(360) 730-1619
3169 FOX SPIT RD
LANGLEY, WA

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Sunnyside Nursery
(425) 334-2002
3915 Sunnyside Blvd.
Marysville, WA
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Annuals, Aquatics, Arrangement Accessories, Benches / Chairs / Tables, Bulbs, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Container / Barrel Water Garden Kits, Container Gardening, Containers - Decorative, Crop Protection, Decorative Planters & Urns, Display Structures, Fertilizers, Fungicides, Furniture / Structures, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Supplies, Greenhouse Supplies & Equipment, Groundcovers, Herbs, H…

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Azusa Farm And Gardens
(360) 424-1580
14904 State Route 20
Mount Vernon, WA

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Skagit Valley Gardens
(360) 424-6760
18923 Johnson Road
Mount Vernon , WA
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Florist, Flower Seed, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Plants, Seed, Wildflower Seed

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Backyard Wildlife | Encourage wildlife to come into your backyard

Encourage wildlife to come into your backyard

Attracting backyard wildlife provides natural entertainment for your family and friends. It can be magical to watch birds create a nest and raise their young right before your eyes, or make daily visits to your home to feed. Whether you live in the country or the city, there are ways to encourage wildlife into your backyard.

Provide Food

The animals will come if you offer them something to eat. Keep in mind that general food sources will attract a wide variety of animals. If you want to attract a specific breed of bird or insect, you'll need to research their food preferences. For instance, adult butterflies that are searching for nectar are attracted to orange, yellow, red, purple or pink blossoms.

However, you can increase your odds of attracting butterflies by having plants that support the entire life cycle of the butterfly. They need certain plants for laying their eggs and others for food sources.

Dotting your yard with squirrel feeders or bird feeders also helps you attract a diverse range of common wildlife.

Supply Water

Animals need clean sources of water for drinking, bathing and reproduction. A water source could include ponds, streams or wetlands, depending on where you live. In urbanized areas, you can create rain gardens, bird baths or a preformed pond. You should change any standing water every two to three days during warm weather when mosquitoes breed as a form of mosquito control . This prevents mosquito eggs from hatching and unleashing a cloud of pests to your backyard.

Create Cover

Animals need cover to feel safe from predators. If you don't offer adequate protection, backyard wildlife will shorten their visits and go somewhere else. Along with cover, having a yard that is quiet with little or no outdoor activity will attract far more animals. If you have the ideal backyard wildlife habitat, animals will choose your yard to build their homes and raise their young.

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